The Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) is looking to appoint a new member.
Each IFCA needs members who will take a balanced approach to caring for our seas, assessing the priority and importance of all users and stakeholders. This vacancy is an opportunity for someone with marine expertise to influence the management of inshore seas around Northumberland.
David Abbott, Head of Marine Compliance for the Marine Management Organisation, which is carrying out the recruitment, said:
“This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced person in the inshore marine area to use their skills to influence decisions on how their local area is managed.”
The deadline for applications is 25 November 2014.
The role is on a voluntary basis although relevant expenses may be reimbursed. More information on the vacancy and how to apply for it.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0300 123 1032 for more information.
The Aln estuary fish survey was undertaken on 3rd & 4th of October 2014. The fish survey methods used were fyke and seine nets. The following fish species were caught over the two day survey: flounder, plaice, saithe, cod, 3 spined stickleback, sea trout, sand goby, common goby, sprat, ballan wrass, lesser sand eel and greater sand eel. A big thanks to NIFCA Authority members and Northumberland Wildlife Trust who helped out on the survey. A full report will follow….